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Spinal epidural abscess

Gadolinium-enhanced MRI of a 57-year-old male patient. There is a large, loculated abscess posterior to the cord with severe spinal cord compression. The abscess extends from C7 to T12. (Contributed by Dr. John Greenlee.)

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Associated Disorders

  • Bacterial endocarditis
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Intravenous drug abuse
  • Paraplegia
  • Spinal cord infarction
  • Spinal discitis
  • Spinal osteomyelitis
  • Spine trauma
  • Tetraplegia